02 Apr 2013 -
02 Apr 2013
Chronic pain is an incredibly complex condition, and when you are trying to work out how to deal with it there are a lot of difficult, counter-intuitive and unpleasant things you need to get your head around. If you have someone you can and want to do this ...
01 Apr 2013 -
01 Apr 2013
When you experience pain, your brain immediately assumes there must be danger. So if you aren't careful, chronic pain can leave you with the constant feeling that there's an angry gorilla hiding in your cupboard.
I have two bubbles of safety that melt thes...
28 Mar 2013 -
28 Mar 2013
My pain is affected by a lot more than physical over-exertion. It gets worse if I'm tired, sad or stressed. But I'm also starting to see it come and go for no apparent reason at all. I might be having a perfectly good day, even a good week, and then suddenl...
Seven years ago I did so much cycling that my legs blew up. My body completely gave out and my brain decided that from now on everything was going to hurt all the time so that I would stop running myself into the ground. Since then I've had every type of sc...